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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish2185

Decomposing fish in the hold of a purse seiner. Fish decompose as a result of lack of refrigeration. Although this material is unfit for human consumption, it is used as a base for fishmeal for animal feed.

Image ID: fish2185, NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Location: Peru
Photo Date: 1999
Photographer: Jose Cort


Category: Fisheries/Transport Processing/

High Resolution Photo Available





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